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Review: Fruitvale Station

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Timing often plays a major role in determining whether a topical film finds a substantial audience. In the case of Fruitvale Station, the true story of Oscar Grant ? who was shot and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit ...

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Old 07-29-2013, 05:30 PM   #1
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Review: Fruitvale Station

Timing often plays a major role in determining whether a topical film finds a substantial audience. In the case of Fruitvale Station, the true story of Oscar Grant ? who was shot and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer while in custody and laying face down on an Oakland, Calif. train platform on New Year's Day 2009 ? no one would have hoped for the extra attention the film will likely receive due to the proximity of its release to the recent resolution of George Zimmerman's criminal trial in the death of Trayvon Martin.? [ Read more ]

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